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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 6,684 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,783 100.0   Native 6,500 97.2
Nursery school, preschool 101 5.7       Born in United States 6,460 96.6
Kindergarten 97 5.4           State of residence 3,068 45.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 997 55.9           Different state 3,392 50.7
High school (grades 9-12) 448 25.1       Born outside United States 40 0.6
College or graduate school 140 7.9   Foreign born 184 2.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 62 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 100 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 4,359 100.0       Not a citizen 84 1.3
Less than 9th grade 127 2.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 491 11.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,589 36.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 184 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,196 27.4   Europe 58 31.5
Associate degree 246 5.6   Asia 81 44.0
Bachelor's degree 511 11.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 199 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 33 17.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.8 (X)   Northern America 12 6.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,234 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,064 100.0   English only 5,875 94.2
Never married 1,142 22.6   Language other than English 359 5.8
Now married, except separated 2,959 58.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 116 1.9
Separated 89 1.8   Spanish 90 1.4
Widowed 255 5.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.4
 Female 192 3.8   Other Indo-European languages 87 1.4
Divorced 619 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.3
 Female 306 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 99 1.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 1.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,684 100.0
           under 18 years 92 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,839 117.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 78 84.8   Arab 5 0.1
        Czech¹ 56 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 95 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,695 100.0   Dutch 137 2.0
Civilian veterans 773 16.5   English 803 12.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 147 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 43 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,216 18.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,683 100.0   Greek 10 0.1
With a disability 59 3.5   Hungarian 15 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,889 100.0   Irish¹ 687 10.3
With a disability 578 14.9   Italian 235 3.5
 Percent employed 45.3 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.1
No disability 3,311 85.1   Norwegian 900 13.5
 Percent employed 76.4 (X)   Polish 94 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 639 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.2
With a disability 293 45.9   Russian 29 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 247 3.7
        Scottish 157 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,234 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.1
Same house in 1995 3,487 55.9   Swedish 289 4.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,702 43.3   Swiss 26 0.4
 Same county 1,685 27.0   Ukrainian 5 0.1
 Different county 1,017 16.3   United States or American 329 4.9
  Same state 405 6.5   Welsh 48 0.7
  Different state 612 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 45 0.7   Other ancestries 2,237 33.5
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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